A farmer was found murdered at Rekhirpara village in Melandah upazila of the district on Monday night.
The deceased was Bulu Mandol, 35, son of late Abdul Hai of the village.
Quoting the victim's family members, Officer-in-Charge of Melandah Police Station Gazi Sakhawat Hossain said Bulu went out of his house around 6:30pm. He was found murdered near the house around 8:15pm.
Informed by locals, police recovered the body and sent it to Jamalpur General Hospital for autopsy, said the OC, adding that the farmer died from severe head injuries as a gang hit him with sharp weapons.
They are trying to arrest the criminals and find out the reason behind the killing, said the police official.